The ketogenic diet?

The ketogenic diet was born in the 1920s. Invented by a doctor to control epilepsy, the ketogenic diet aims to drastically reduce carbohydrate intake and compensate for it with an enriched fat intake. This diet has been developed over the years and is now used for many applications.

Frequently asked questions about the keto diet

How to do a ketogenic diet?

Starting a ketogenic diet consists of drastically reducing carbohydrate intake (less than 25 grams per day) and compensating with an increased intake of fat. The main foods allowed are vegetables, animal products (meat, fish, eggs, cheese...), good sources of fats (butter, full cream, olive or coconut oil, avocado...) and oilseeds (walnuts, Brazil nuts or Macadamia nuts, almonds, hazelnuts, seeds...) Our Holyfat products are perfectly ketogenic snacks: they are low in carbohydrates, without added sugar and rich in good fats and help you start the ketogenic diet.

How to eat ketogenic?

During a ketogenic diet, the body will favour fats over carbohydrates as an energy source. The body will then enter a metabolic state called "ketosis". To achieve this, the ketogenic diet gives pride of place to vegetables, animal products (meat, fish, eggs, cheese, etc.), good sources of fat (butter, full cream, olive or coconut oil, avocado, etc.) and oilseeds (walnuts, Brazil nuts or Macadamia nuts, almonds, hazelnuts, seeds, etc.). Our Holyfat products are low in carbohydrates, without added sugar and rich in good lipids: they fit perfectly into a ketogenic diet, as part of a sports practice (cycling, trail, marathon, triathlon, hiking ...) but also in daily life: breakfast, dessert, snacks ... Adopting a ketogenic diet will help prevent diseases such as diabetes.

Is the ketogenic diet suitable for athletes?

The ketogenic diet, or keto diet, is perfectly suited to athletes. By learning to use fat as an energy source instead of sugar, the athlete will have access to a very important (several tens of thousands of calories) and perfectly stable source of energy: the blood sugar level will then remain constant throughout the effort and hypoglycaemia will be a distant memory. Our Holyfat products have been designed to be used as part of a ketogenic diet: they are low in carbohydrates, without added sugar and rich in good fats and proteins. An energy shot to surpass yourself, for a long time! For more information, see our article IS THE KETOGEN DIET FOR SPORTS PEOPLE?

Why start a ketogenic diet?

The keto diet, or ketogenic diet, offers many benefits: weight loss, improved health and many diseases (type 2 diabetes, cancers, Alzheimer's, epilepsy, etc.). It also allows you to improve your sporting practice: by using fat as a source of energy instead of sugar, the glycaemia is stable throughout the effort, which preserves hypoglycaemia and allows you to spend long hours without weakening. Our Holyfat products are perfect to start a ketogenic diet: they are low in carbohydrates, without added sugar and rich in good lipids and accompany you in your sports practice (cycling, trail, running or triathlon) but also in your daily life: breakfast, dessert, snacks...

What is ketosis?

The state of ketosis, or nutritional ketosis, is a state in which the body draws its energy from fats (or lipids) instead of carbohydrates (or sugar). It is called ketosis because fats are transformed into ketone bodies by the liver before being used by all the organs of the body (brain, muscles, etc.). To achieve this state of ketosis, it is essential to follow a low-carb diet such as the ketogenic diet (less than 25 grams of carbohydrates per day).

What foods are suitable for the ketogenic diet?

The ketogenic diet is a reduced carbohydrate diet. It excludes all sources of slow and fast sugars (pasta, bread, rice, potatoes, juices, sodas, sweets...) and gives pride of place to vegetables, animal products (meat, fish, eggs, cheese...), good sources of fats (butter, full cream, olive or coconut oil, avocado...) and oilseeds (walnuts, Brazil nuts or Macadamia nuts, almonds, hazelnuts, seeds...) Our Holyfat products are perfectly ketogenic snacks: they are low in carbohydrates, with no added sugar and rich in good fats, for a healthy and tasty snack or snack as part of your sports practice (cycling, trail, running or triathlon) but also on a daily basis: breakfast, dessert, snack...

The ketogenic diet favours natural fats: butter, olive oil, coconut oil, animal fats (lard, pork fat, duck fat, etc.), fats found in oilseeds (walnuts, Brazil nuts or Macadamia nuts, almonds, hazelnuts, seeds, etc.), meat, cheese, avocado or fatty fish (salmon, mackerel, sardines).

In the ketogenic diet, or keto diet, snacks or low-carbohydrate snacks can be a handful of oilseeds (walnuts, almonds), vegetables or fruits (radishes, cherry tomatoes, strawberries...), a small piece of cheese, a square of dark chocolate... Our Holyfat oilseed bars or pouches of pureed oilseeds are perfectly keto-compatible snacks: they are low in carbohydrates, without added sugar, and rich in good fats, for a healthy and tasty snack!

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